John Wright 1723-1789

John Wright 1723-1789

Just found a new site for the Wright Family, which included a picture of my ancestors John Wright (1723-1789) who married Ann Sherbrooke. Interestingly, he’s the missing generational link on The Peerage site between my ancestors Ichabod Wright and John Wright. I’ve dropped them a line, but no response as yet. Ichabod was born in 1700, and the NottsHistory.org.uk site describe him as a banker, who owned lands in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. This member of the family, so far as they have been able to make out, was originally engaged in the Baltic trade, and late in his life, about the year 1760, he devoted a portion of his wealth to the establishment of Wright’s Bank, which John and his brother joined.

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